|Michael Strogoff - Jules Verne|
LibriVox recording of Michael Strogoff by Jules Verne. This is the account of the perilous mission of Michael Strogoff, courier for Czar Alexander II, who is sent from Moscow to the besieged city of Irkutsk, where the governor, brother of the Czar, has taken his last stand against a Tartar rebellion led by the fearsome Feofar-Khan. When telegraph lines are cut between the Russian Far East and the mainland, Strogoff must make his way through hostile territory to warn the governor of the return of...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; Russia; spy stories; action
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|The Moon Pool - A. Merritt|
Fantasy and horror in the South Seas! This 1919 classic has influenced many writers and filmmakers, including the creators of the tv show Lost and the roleplaying game Dungeons and Dragons. Abraham Merritt was a journalist, editor, and pulp writer. He died in 1943. His novels Burn, Witch, Burn! and Seven Footprints to Satan have been adapted into movies. Part 2
Keywords: Audiobook - fiction; fantasy
Downloads: 4,333 (3 reviews)
|Niemandsland -- Hell on Earth - Victor Trivas|
The film takes place in a WWI trench, where five diverse individuals have been unwillingly thrust together. Despising one another at first, the five protagonists come to realize that they must learn to get along if they hope to survive. The pacifistic sentiments (not to mention the ethnic mix) of Niemansland would be verboten by the Nazi regime within a few years after its original 1931 release; indeed, all copies of this film were ordered to be destroyed by propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels.
Keywords: socialism, WWI, antiwar, peace, pacifism, internationalism
Downloads: 8,208 (5 reviews)
|Sword of Lancelot|
Also known as Lancelot and Guinevere, this romantic epic tells the tale of the legendary Lancelot and Guinevere. IMDB page
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